Rhian Sugden reveals she still can't forgive Vernon Kay over sexting scandal

Rhian Sugden says she still can’t forgive Vernon Kay for sexting scandal because her career was ‘ruined’ and he ‘got away with it’ Vernon Kay exchanged explicit text messages with Rhian Sugden for 4 months Presenter claimed Kay 'got away with it' while her career was wrecked after Kay apologised on his Radio 1 show: ‘I’ve let down my wife Tess. I’m an idiot'

By Katie Hind For The Mail On Sunday

Published: 22:17 GMT, 21 November 2020 | Updated: 01:06 GMT, 22 November 2020

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The model involved in a ‘sexting’ scandal with I’m A Celebrity star Vernon Kay has accused him of ‘ruining’ her.

Rhian Sugden, 34, who exchanged explicit text messages with the married presenter over a four-month period, claims that he ‘got away with it’ while her career was wrecked.

Mr Kay devastated his wife Tess Daly, the co-presenter of BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing, when details of his links with Ms Sugden, a former Page 3 girl, emerged a decade ago. The model and the former All Star Family Fortunes host had met in a nightclub two years earlier.

Vernon Kay, pictured, devastated his wife Tess Daly, the co-presenter of BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing, when details of his links with Ms Sugden, a former Page 3 girl, emerged a decade ago

Vernon Kay, pictured, devastated his wife Tess Daly, the co-presenter of BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing, when details of his links with Ms Sugden, a former Page 3 girl, emerged a decade ago

In an interview about the scandal, which aired shortly before Mr Kay, 46, began his stint on I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! inside a castle in North Wales, Ms Sugden said: ‘It was awful.

‘My whole family… must have been so embarrassed. And he just got away with it

‘It ruined everything for me. I feel like I was going up and up and up with my career and then when that came along I wish I’d never met him … And he just got to give an apology to his wife on the radio and that was it for him.

‘That was like 12 years ago I think, and it still makes me feel physically sick.’

In the interview for a Channel 4 documentary called Page

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